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MOCHI, Francesco (1580 - 1654), Sculptor, medallist

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
MOCHI, Francesco (1580 - 1654), Sculptor, medallist

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Italian, 17th century, male.

Born 29 July 1580, in Montevarchi near Florence; died 6 February 1654, in Rome.

Sculptor, medallist.

Francesco Mochi was the son of the sculptor Orazio Mochi. Between 1605 and 1608, he worked in the cathedral in Orvieto, for which he produced Annunciation, whose statues are true Baroque works. He went to Rome for the first time around 1610, and sculpted St

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